Sneha Gohri

Japanese director and animator, Makoto Shinkai at the opening ceremony of the Japanese Film Festival 2019 in Delhi.

‘I don’t come from a pure filmmaking background’

Japanese director and animator, Makoto Shinkai speaks to Sneha Gohri about his recent visit to India and his animation film...

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Modern masters and contemporary stars share the stage at a Delhi show

Artworks by India’s great modernists, as well as by contemporary painters and sculptors are on view at an ongoing show in...

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Devdutt Pattanaik: The mythic imagination

In his series of bestselling books, Devdutt Pattanaik has explored the nuances and complexities of Indian, Greek and Christian mythologies....

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Emerging talent and hybrid forms at Delhi Contemporary Art Week

The third edition of Delhi Contemporary Art Week begins on 1 September at the India Habitat Centre. Artists from across...

Self-portrait With Folded Arms, by Sawai Ram Singh II.

All the king’s subjects: 19th-century portraits of a royal photographer

A new exhibition hosted by Delhi’s Triveni Kala Sangam features digital prints of a selection of photos taken by Sawai...

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When superheroes turn supervillains

At first glance, The Boys resembles that multitude of superhero blockbusters arriving once every few years. But look again and you...

Ashwati Parameshwar performing at Delhi’s India International Centre.

‘Opera is basically like a dramatic Bollywood movie’

Professional soprano singer Ashwati Parameshwar speaks to Sneha Gohri about her recent Delhi show, the evolution of the opera form,...

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Muzaffar Ali on his Kotwara project and design philosophy

Muzaffar Ali is a director, writer and fashion designer known for his films Gaman (1978), Umrao Jaan (1981), Congregation (1986). He spoke to us...

An illustration by the comic-book artist Abhijeet Kinni, who has worked with Tinkle and has created series like Angry Maushi, Fanboys and Butterfingers.

Avant-garde of comic books

Most people tend to think of comic books in a nostalgic vein, as a juvenile form of entertainment that transports...

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An impactful group show on migration, identity and borders

A new exhibition in Delhi features a series of experimental works by artists from India’s Northeast. Entitled A-PART: Stories of...

TALL TALES

Short stories on ordinary life that take you through a range of emotions

Bring Out the Tall Tales is a collection of short stories by Santosh Bakaya and Avijit Sarkar. The stories are about...

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Performance of the formless: An artist’s quest for originality

Mumbai-based sculptor and artist Tyrell Valladares believes that art is about breaking new experimental ground. This is something he has...

Joel Rendon

A master engraver introduces the world to the Mexican way of life

One of Mexico’s most prominent contemporary artists, Joel Rendón is globally known for his part-primitive, part-modern style of engraving. A...

US singer Bob Dylan, who won the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature. (File Photo: Xavier Badosa/IANS/Flickr)

Scorsese’s pretend documentary on Dylan

 With the new Netflix documentary Rolling Thunder Revue, Martin Scorsese and Bob Dylan have come together once again to bring...